Stadium of Philippopolis
While the once-huge 2nd-century Roman stadium is mostly hidden under a pedestrian mall, there are stairways from different sides...
Dedicated to renowned writer and publisher Hristo Danov and several other Bulgarian authors, Danov House contains a re-creation of a...
'Milyo the idiot', as he's affectionately known, was a local prankster and mimic, fondly remembered in Plovdiv's shopping precinct in...
Refreshing drinks with fruit syrups, soda water and ice cream are served in mason jars at this slick cafe, but you're really paying for...
Philippopolis Restaurant & Café
There's a swanky vibe to this old-town restaurant attached to an art gallery. Italian-inspired dishes such as rabbit and polenta, and...
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Dzhumaya Mosque information
Bulgaria's first working mosque, this unmissable Ottoman building in the middle of Plovdiv's pedestrianised shopping zone was originally built in 1364. It was demolished and rebuilt in the mid-15th century. It is possible to enter (dress modestly), though the interior doesn't match up to the mosque's grand history and imposing 23m minaret.